Thursday, 21 February 2013

DIY - ( topshop style )lace trim socks !

Heyya,

 So far this half term has been pretty lame ,  mostly i have been sitting in my bedroom watching back to back episodes of My so called life .But at least i had some spare time to make these cute little DIY lace trim socks .

It has really infuriated me , for some time now , how people are willing to pay a ridiculous £3.50 for a pair of socks similar to these at topshop . where as you can pick up a multi pack of socks from primark or tescos for the same price and even less , then just sew on some lace ! BTW lace and ribbon only cost around 30-60 pence per meter
Plus you do not have to be a sewing goddess to make these socks just a few simple steps...


You will need 
  •  needle and thread 
  • ribbon or lace 
  •  a (new pair )of socks 
  • a jar or something to stretch the sock over  *



  1. measure out how much ribbon/ lace you will need . Just check the measurement around your own foot , the first time i cut the ribbon it was to small . If you wish to have a very neat gather make it only just the same as your foot , and if you would like it to look less even use more than you need .
  2. stitch together the ends of the ribbon ,  to look like the photo  below . OR if using lace  skip this step and line up one end of the lace to the back edge of the sock and make a stitch to place it . 




3.     when the ribbon/lace has been stitched on to the sock, continue the stitches around the rest of the sock edge . 
completed pair






















 I hope you enjoyed this post , hopefully it made sense and now you can  make them yourself !













5 comments:

  1. So creative. I would never think to do that myself x

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  2. The cutest little DIY! Thanks for sharing! I just came across your blog and I'm your newest follower :) Would you mind checking out our blog & if you like, following back via GFC and Bloglovin'? Looking forward to your next post! xx

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  3. very creative! stumbled upon your blog, and had to nominate you for the liebster award!! click the link to find out what you have to do! (just a few qns etc) can't wait to see your post!


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    RD

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    1. Aww thak you soon much , i really appreciate it , i will answer them as soon as i can x

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